Tag Archives: WoW

For the Apple Users

Is anyone else having issues with playing? I have been trying to sign in to Battlenet for 3 days now and I cant get WoW to work.  I recently updated my OS X system on my mac and apparently Java … Continue reading

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Pikachu has influence on Blizzard

At BlizzCon 2011, Blizzard introduced a new aspect to World of Warcraft that would later be introduced in the Mists of Pandaria expansion pack. This minor addition pays tribute to one of Japan’s greatest multimedia franchises of all time; Pokémon. … Continue reading

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Gaming and Naming in World of Warcraft

Charlotte Hagstrom closes out Digital Culture, Play, and Identity: A “World of Warcraft” Reader with her chapter on Gaming and Naming in World of Warcraft. In this essay Hagstrom goes into detail regarding player names and their relation to the … Continue reading

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Slaughtering Animals Gets Boring Quickly. Blog 3, Prompt 2.

One of the most frustrating problems that comes with being a noob in Warcraft is the carpel-tunnel-inducing effort that comes with trying to level up. Before you’re allowed to raid dungeons, it can take roughly an hour to reach the … Continue reading

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Character Identity

Ragnhild Tronstad explores the concept of character identity in her essay “Character Identification in World of Warcraft: The Relationship between Capacity and Appearance.” The crucial aspects of this chapter in the book, “Digital Culture, Play, and Identity: A World of … Continue reading

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Traversal of the WoW Landscapes: Why So Tedious?

Without a doubt, there are many aspects of the MMORPG World of Warcraft that contribute to the game’s overall addictive gameplay, but almost none offer more fundamental and integral meanings of the game than does the aspect of traversal. With … Continue reading

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